5 amazing benefits of aloe vera on the skin

Egyptians call it the plant of immortality

5 amazing benefits of aloe vera on the skin

The benefits of aloe vera on the skin are remarkable.

No wonder it was coined the plant of immortality by the Egyptians during ancient times.

Collected from the aloe vera plant, the gel found at the center of the plant’s leaf is a hit when it comes to treating skin conditions and just getting a glowing skin.

Here are some of its benefits on the skin.

1.Helps treat acne

Aloe Vera contains two hormones auxin and gibberellins which have healing and anti-inflammatory properties that help to reduce skin inflammation.

The gibberellin in aloe vera allows the skin to heal quickly and minimizes scarring that may be causes by acne. Aloe vera can also help with other skin conditions such as acne and eczema.

2.Treats sunburn

As mentioned before aloe vera contains healing properties. It acts as a protective layer on the skin and helps to restore the skin’s moisture.

The nutritional qualities it contains and anti-oxidant properties help heal the skin faster.

3.Fights aging

Aloe vera keeps the skin firm thanks to the antioxidants it contains. They include beta carotene, vitamin C and E.

4.Lessens the visibility of stretch mark

For those that are looking for a solution to getting rid of stretch marks, aloe vera may work for you.

5.Can be used as a moisturizer

Aloe vera is a great moisturizer, especially for those that have oily skin. It keeps the skin well hydrated thus keeping it from drying out.

For the men, it can act as a great after shave thanks to it’s healing properties.

JOIN OUR PULSE COMMUNITY!

Unblock notifications in browser settings.

Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:

Email: news@pulselive.co.ke

Recommended articles

9 items you don't want to share with even your shadow

9 items you don't want to share with even your shadow

These 5 foods can improve your memory

These 5 foods can improve your memory

World’s top 10 fanciest hotel swimming pools

World’s top 10 fanciest hotel swimming pools

Photos & Videos: How Martha Karua's 65th birthday celebrations went down

Photos & Videos: How Martha Karua's 65th birthday celebrations went down

Mistakes people make when they are unwell

Mistakes people make when they are unwell

The only time to tell your partner you cheated - Experts

The only time to tell your partner you cheated - Experts

Here's why pizza is considered junk food

Here's why pizza is considered junk food

6 signs that you are not ready to get married

6 signs that you are not ready to get married

Original name of Africa and how it got its current name

Original name of Africa and how it got its current name